TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (TAIEX:2311, NYSE:ASX) announced today that it has joined the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), the world’s largest industry coalition committed to creating shared value for the businesses, people, and communities who collectively contribute to the manufacture of electronic devices around the world. ASE’s membership further represents the Company’s resolve to align and work with suppliers and partners that share similar values regarding sustainability.
As the world’s leading provider of semiconductor assembly and test services, ASE recognizes the need to consistently demonstrate a higher standard of corporate social responsibility. Membership in the EICC underscores the significant strides ASE has taken in enhancing its commitment to environmental and social governance, both within ASE operations as well as throughout its broader supply chain. Through this membership, ASE has joined a dedicated community of leading electronics companies, and will benefit from the opportunity to learn and collaborate with customers, partners, peers, and suppliers, alike.
ASE has also adopted the EICC Code of Conduct to improve efficiency and social, ethical and environmental responsibility throughout its global supply chain, with the expectation that suppliers likewise act in accordance with the code too. In addition, ASE suppliers and partners are encouraged to commit to ‘The ASE Group sustainability supply chain management’ policies and procedures when conducting business with ASE, as these have been developed to align closely with the EICC Code.
“Corporate sustainability has always been an important focus at ASE and we have channeled a significant amount of resources into the development and implementation of CSR policies, including management operational policies, labor welfare, health and safety, environmental conservation and community relations,” commented Dr Tien Wu, COO, ASE Group. “ASE will continue to expand initiatives and collaborate within the industry to promote sustainability and transparency to the company’s stakeholders and society at large.”
For more information about EICC and how members collaborate for a sustainable electronics industry, visit http://www.eiccoalition.org/.
About The ASE Group
The ASE Group is the world's largest provider of independent semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly, test, materials and design manufacturing. As a global leader geared towards meeting the industry’s ever growing needs for faster, smaller and higher performance chips, the Group develops and offers a wide portfolio of technology and solutions including IC test program design, front-end engineering test, wafer probe, wafer bump, substrate design and supply, wafer level package, flip chip, system-in-package, final test and electronic manufacturing services through Universal Scientific Industrial Co Ltd, a member of the ASE Group. The Group generated sales revenues of US$8.5 billion in 2014 and employs over 68,000 people worldwide. For more information about the ASE Group, visit www.aseglobal.com.